Electronic Resources For Kids

Digital Collections

North Carolina Digital Library Kids Collection

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North Carolina Digital Library is a product of Overdrive. The Southern Pines Public Library along with other libraries across the state are working together to provide access to thousands of digital media. The Kids Collection includes eBooks, audiobooks, and videos available for streaming or download to most devices. Users will need their library card number and PIN number to access this collection. Call or visit the library for help and more information.

NC Kids Digital Library

The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA), together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina, has created a new digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read-Alongs are now available to younger readers via 85 regional, county and municipal libraries in North Carolina through OverDrive’s digital reading platform.

Tumble Books Library

Tumble Book Library combines the tradition of a good storyline with animation, sound, music, and narration in different formats: story books, online audio books, interactive games, puzzles, and quizzes. Age-appropriate selections range from easy readers to chapter books, young adult selections, non-fiction titles, Spanish and French language learners, and 60 foreign language titles in Spanish, French, Russian, and Chinese. 

Teen Book Cloud

Teen Book Cloud is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: e-books, read-alongs, graphic novels, videos (from National Geographic), and audio books suitable for middle school and high school grades. The books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function, which highlights text as it is read. 

Audio Book Cloud

Audio Book Cloud is an online audio book library collection for public libraries. The collection contains over 1,000 audio books!

Recommended Websites 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library 

All Moore County children can receive a free book every month, in the mail, until their 5th birthday!


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Zero to Three 

Dedicated to the healthy development of infants and toddlers

Reading Rockets 

Find information about how young kids learn to read and resources for finding the right books

Start with a Book

Explore exciting reading themes and fun ideas for writing.

Home Reading Helper

Activities for children to help them learn to read.